Fiction is all about a character.
In this story the main character is Laurie and his mum. Laurie is a boy in prep and isn’t very well behaved at school but he doesn’t want him parents to know. Everyday Laurie would come home and tell him parents that Charles would get in trouble all the time but Charles was a made up person, this tell the reader that Charles is unconfident and secretive with his acts.
Fiction is all about what your character wants.
Laurie’s mother only want best for Laurie and hopes that he is a well behaved kid. Every day after school Laurie’s mother thinks that he is a good kid but really she is being lied to.
Fiction is all about how your character gets or does not get what he or she wants.
After a few weeks into school there is a parent teacher interview and that’s when she realises that Laurie has been the one that been causing all the trouble. Her want for Laurie to behave at school says the same but in a different manner. She is also disappointed that her son had been lying to her this whole time.
Fiction is all about how your character changes.
Back to Laurie, after the first week of telling his parents that ‘’Charles’’ had been in huge trouble he realised that his parent didn’t respond well to that e decided to behave the next weeks and he became the teacher’s assistant.
Fiction is all about a world the author creates.
To me the author really painted a image in my head t the start when Laurie went to his first day at school, as Laurie’s mother said in the book ‘’My sweet voiced nursery school tot replaced by a long trousered swaggering character who forgot to stop at the corner to wave goodbye.